Help your students conduct open-ended investigations using real polar data!
★ Build a network with other teachers, scientists, and students from around your area and across the nation.
★ Interact face-to-face with professional polar scientists.
★ Work with scientists to infuse the process of science into the classroom.
★ Use real world data from polar scientists.
★Be a part of an interdisciplinary project that easily blends into any class.
★ Provide students with the opportunity to present research on a college campus through a research symposium.
★ Meet standards including NGSS, Common Core Math & ELA.
★ Promote your school and strengthen student connections to science.
Sci-I Project Details
Who? Pairs of science teachers (grades 6-9) from the same school in the greater St. Louis, MO or Columbus, OH areas may apply.
What is involved? Summer Educator Workshop (June 25-30, 2017, Columbus, OH), student-lead investigations (Fall 2017-Winter 2018), and Student Polar Research Symposia hosted at Washington University in St. Louis and Ohio State University (Spring 2018).
Teachers will receive a stipend for full participation in the project. If applicable, transportation and accommodation costs for the Summer Educator Workshop will be provided.
For additional information:
Application deadline: March 15, 2017